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joyannaSILBERG.jpgJoyanna Silberg, Ph.D., is the coordinator of Trauma Disorder Services for Children and Adolescents at Sheppard Pratt Health System and the Executive Vice-President of the Leadership Council, a nonprofit scientific clearinghouse devoted to victims of violence.  Her psychotherapy practice specializes in children and adolescents suffering from the effects of traumatic experiences, and her forensic practice specializes in child sexual abuse and court -ordered assessments of children.  She is past-president of the International Society for the Study of Dissociation (ISSD) and contributing editor to the society’s journal, the Journal of Trauma and Dissociation.  She is the recipient of the 1992 Walter P. Klopfer Award for her research, and the 1997 Cornelia Wilbur Award for clinical excellence.  Silberg is the editor of The Dissociative Child and co-editor of Misinformation Concerning Child Sexual Abuse and Adult Survivors.   She has written numerous articles on child therapy and protection of children after family violence, and has presented nationally and internationally on the treatment and protection of traumatized children. 


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